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Twins find themselves in trouble

Minnesota was haunted by a non-strike call to Lance Berkman in Game 2 that led to skipper Ron Gardenhire's ejection. The Yanks' DH stroked a go-ahead hit on the next pitch in the seventh, putting the Twins in a 2-0 hole.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS5011011.200
Granderson, CF4131000.500
Teixeira, 1B4010112.333
Rodriguez, Al, 3B4011014.286
Cano, 2B4010005.250
Swisher, RF4010004.222
Golson, RF0000000.000
Posada, C3100101.286
Berkman, DH4222010.500
Gardner, B, LF4120010.286
Totals3651252517.292
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Span, CF4010000.222
Hudson, O, 2B4111011.250
Mauer, C4010010.222
Young, D, LF4120001.375
Thome, DH4010001.143
Cuddyer, 1B3000012.286
Kubel, RF2000110.000
Valencia, D, 3B2001010.200
Hardy, SS3000012.143
Totals30262167.219
BATTING
2B: Swisher (1, Pavano), Granderson (1, Pavano), Berkman (1, Pavano).
HR: Berkman (1, 5th inning off Pavano, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Cano; Teixeira; Jeter; Gardner, B 2; Berkman 6; Rodriguez, Al; Swisher 2; Granderson 4.
RBI: Rodriguez, Al (1), Berkman 2 (2), Jeter (1), Granderson (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Posada; Swisher; Cano 2.
SAC: Granderson.
SF: Rodriguez, Al.
GIDP: Swisher.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gardner, B (1, 3rd base off Capps/Mauer).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Pettitte-Jeter-Teixeira, Jeter-Cano-Teixeira).

BATTING
3B: Young, D (1, Pettitte).
HR: Hudson, O (1, 6th inning off Pettitte, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Thome; Span; Young, D 4; Hudson, O 4; Mauer.
RBI: Valencia, D (2), Hudson, O (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hardy; Thome.
SF: Valencia, D.
GIDP: Hudson, O, Young, D.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: (Pavano-Hardy-Cuddyer).

NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte(W, 1-0)7.05221412.57
Wood, K(H, 2)1.00000200.00
Rivera(S, 2)1.01000000.00
Totals9.06221612.50
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pavano(L, 0-1)6.010441316.00
Mijares0.10001000.00
Rauch0.20000100.00
Guerrier1.00000100.00
Capps1.02110009.00
Totals9.012552515.50
Pavano pitched to 4 batters in the 7th.

IBB: Teixeira (by Mijares).
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 88-58, Wood, K 10-9, Rivera 13-8, Pavano 93-60, Mijares 6-2, Rauch 10-9, Guerrier 12-8, Capps 21-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pettitte 7-6, Wood, K 1-0, Rivera 1-1, Pavano 8-5, Mijares 1-0, Rauch 0-0, Guerrier 1-1, Capps 1-2.
Batters faced: Pettitte 26, Wood, K 3, Rivera 3, Pavano 28, Mijares 2, Rauch 2, Guerrier 3, Capps 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Mijares 2-0, Rauch 3-0.
Ejections: Minnesota Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire ejected by HP umpire Hunter Wendelstedt (7th)
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Brian O'Nora. 3B: Gary Darling. LF: Chris Guccione. RF: Jerry Crawford.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, R to L.
T: 2:59.
Att: 42,035.
Venue: Target Field.
October 7, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media